COACH PATRICK CLAREY - BIOGRAPHY
Patrick Clarey is currently the boys varsity head basketball coach at Brookfield Academy in Brookfield, Wisconsin. Prior to leading the boys program Coach Clarey served four seasons (2006-2010) as the girls varsity head coach at Brookfield Academy compiling a record of 43-43. Before arriving at Brookfield Academy, Coach Clarey served under Sussex Hamilton High School Coach Mike Gosz. Over seven seasons Coach Clarey filled the role of Varsity Assistant, Junior Varsity head coach and freshmen head coach.
Coach Clarey played his high school basketball at Saint Thomas More High School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin from 1982-1986. He played varsity basketball for hall of fame coach Norb Wishowski. Coach Clarey then went on to play college basketball for UW-Marshfield for two years under hall fame coach John Harrington. In two seasons they compiled a 52-4 record, coach Clarey was First Team All-Region and one of the nation's top Free Throw shooters (93.1%) and Assist leaders (8.2 per game). Coach Clarey finished his playing career at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, graduating with a BA in Public Administration in 1991.
Coach Clarey leads several elite travel teams for NBA standout Joel Pryzbilla. "Pryzbilla Gents" play and compete from coast to coast against the nation's best teams. Coach Clarey is also associated with Wisconsin Playground Elite sponsored by Nike. Under the leadership of Director Duane Wilson, Coach Clarey is currently the head coach for the 15U (Rising Sophomores) team.
Coach Clarey travels the country teaching and coaching for Five Star Basketball Camps. This provides him the privilege of coaching the best high school players from around the country and working side by side with the nation's top high school and college coaches.
In addition to these camps Coach Clarey directs several of his own camps throughout the year. These camps provide intense skill development for both boys and girls ages 8-18. Coach Clarey also provides one on one development sessions for many players seeking that additional workout which will help them move to the next level.
Coach Clarey is married to his wife Deanna who serves as the role of co-director of Clarey Basketball LLC. Deanna was an Honorable Mention NAIA All-American at Dominican University (Chicago, IL). Her leadership and knowledge has greatly benefited the entire program and it's growth. Patrick and Deanna are the proud parents of four great sons: Sean, Ryan, Aidan and Peytan.